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Mark Feldpausch, named vice president, systems execution for Control Dynamics, Richmond. (News release)

Allen C. Goolsby, named to the American Bar Association Board of Governors, representing Virginia and the District of Columbia. Goolsby practices corporate law at Hunton & Williams LLP, Richmond. (News release)

John Hornyak, named senior vice president of wholesale fuels, Southside Oil, Richmond. Southside Oil is a subsidiary of Mid-Atlantic Convenience Stores.  Hornyak worked for Spirit Ventures, a business providing consulting services for acquisition and consolidation of retail marketing assets. (

Russell Jamison stepped down as dean of Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of Engineering after five years. He will take a teaching position on the VCU faculty. (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

Mark Olinger, named director of planning and development review, City of Richmond. He was planning director for Madison, Wis. (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

Jayne Pemberton, elected president, Lewis F. Powell Jr. American Inn of Court. She practices risk management law with Sands Anderson PC, Richmond. (The Roanoke Times)

Ted Weschler, managing partner of Peninsula Capital Advisors in Charlottesville, has been named to a team of investment managers at Omaha, Neb.-based Berkshire Hathaway. After the retirement of legendary investor Warren Buffett, the team will be responsible for the company’s equity and debt portfolios. (

Alan Cole, named president, Hooker Furniture, Martinsville. Also Mike Delgatti was named president, Hooker Upholstery. Cole has led Hooker’s Bradington-Young and Sam Moore upholstery operations since 2007. Delgatti was executive vice president of Hooker Upholstery. (Globe Newswire)

Roy Ford Jr.  (left) and Charles Haynsworth III (right) named to the board of trustees, Institute for Advanced Learning and Research. Ford is chairman of the construction firm Roy N. Ford Co. in Danville. Haynsworth is president of Haynsworth’s Inc., which includes Office Plus Business Centre of Danville. (News release)

Skip Phillips resigned as CEO, Memorial Hospital in Martinsville, to become executive vice president and COO of DeKalb Regional Health System in Decatur, Ga. He joined the Martinsville hospital in October 2010. (Martinsville Bulletin)

Harold James Cobb Jr., named chairman, Norfolk Airport Authority. Cobb is rector of Grace Episcopal Church, Norfolk, and serves on various civic boards. (News release)

Courtney Darden of Wedmore Place and Jo Slack of Williamsburg Premium Outlets, named to the board of directors, Williamsburg Hotel & Motel Association. (News release)

Douglas Glenn, named interim president of Hampton Roads Bankshares. He is the company’s general counsel and COO. Glenn succeeds John A.B. “Andy” Davis, who resigned as president but remains with the company as a consultant. (Inside Business)

Adam Goldblatt, named Suffolk president, Monarch Bank. He was a vice president and area executive for BB&T. (PRNewswire)

Thomas E. Inman II, named to the Virginia Aviation Board. Inman is president of Virginia Home Medical. (News release)

Chris Nord, named director of national accounts, Colonial Williamsburg Hotel Sales. She held the same position for Hershey Resorts for six years.  (News release)

Glenn Oder, named executive director, Fort Monroe Authority, Hampton. Oder has been a member of the House of Delegates, representing Newport News. (News release)

Jimmie L. Wade, named to the board of directors, Lumber Liquidators, Toano. Wade is president of Advance Auto Parts Inc. (Business Wire)

Deborah H. White, named director of finance, Suffolk. She was finance director of the Augusta County Service Authority in Verona. (The Virginian-Pilot)

Norman W. Baylor, named president and CEO, Biologics Consulting Group Inc., Alexandria. He was director of the office of vaccines research and review at the FDA. (Business Wire)

Tim Dowd, named president and CEO, Current Analysis, Sterling. Dowd held the same positions for INPUT. (PRNewswire)

Larry R. Flynn, named president of Gulfstream Aerospace Corp., Falls Church. Jason W. Aiken was named CFO. (PRNewswire)

Terry W. Glasgow plans to retire as president of NCI Inc. in Reston at the end of the year. He will be succeeded by Brian J. Clark, now executive vice president and CFO. (Business Wire)

Jean S. Houpert, named senior vice president and interim CFO, Alliance Bankshares, Chantilly. Houpert joined the bank in 2008 as vice president and director of accounting. (Business Wire)

Michael R. Johnson, named vice president for the investment sales and leasing division, Trimark Corp., Falls Church. He was senior asset manager, Milbank Real Estate Services. (News release)

Stephen Kunin, named vice chair of the patent cooperation treaty committee of the American Intellectual Property Law Association. He practices law with Oblon, Spivak, McClelland, Maier & Newstadt LLP, Alexandria. (News release)

David C. Lucien, named to the board of directors, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Investment Authority. Lucien is CEO of DCL Associations. (PRNewswire)

Tom Mazich, named executive vice president and general manager, GovCon unit, Deltek Inc., Herndon. He has held positions with a number of companies, including SAS Institute and Symantec Corp. (Business Wire)

Mark McLaughlin resigned as CEO, VeriSign, Dulles. Founder and chairman Jim Bidzos will assume his duties. (Washington Business Journal)

Terry Neal, named senior vice president for public relations and communications, LightSquared, Reston. He was senior vice president and director of strategic media for Hill & Knowlton. (News release)

Jack Novack resigned as CEO, Millennium Bank, Sterling, for personal reasons. He joined the bank in 2005 and became CEO in 2009. (Washington Business Journal)

Craig S. Underhill, named CEO of Freedom Bank, Fairfax. He will continue to serve as president. (Business Wire)

Robert Canfield, named interim head of the department of aerospace and ocean engineering, Virginia Tech. He is a professor and assistant department head. (The Roanoke Times)

John Cox, named executive director, Radford University Foundation and Radford University Real Estate Foundation. (The Roanoke Times)

Jill Loope, named acting director of economic development, Roanoke County, after the early retirement of Doug Chittum. Loope has been assistant director. (The Roanoke Times)

John Dooley, elected chairman, Roanoke Regional Airport Commission. Dooley is vice provost for outreach and international affairs, Virginia Tech. (News release)

William Galloway, named director of the School of Architecture and Design, Virginia Tech. He has been a faculty member since 1988. (News release)

Bryson Hunter, named senior vice president, secretary and counsel, National Bankshares Inc., Blacksburg. (The Roanoke Times)

J.B. Obenchain Jr., named CEO and chairman, Obenchain, Linkous, Daniels & Sowick Inc., Roanoke. Also named to the board were Benjamin Linkous, president; Randall Daniels, vice president of operations; and Michael Sowick, vice president of design. (The Roanoke Times)

Jim Patterson, named vice president, AXA Advisors LLC, Roanoke. (The Roanoke Times)

Ray Pethtel, named interim executive director of the I-81 Corridor Coalition. Pethtel is director of the Transportation Policy Group of the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute and a former commissioner of the Virginia Department of Transportation. (News release)

Glenn Burdick, named executive director, St. Luke Community Clinic, Front Royal. Burdick retired as superintendent of Winchester schools in 2001. (The Winchester Star)

Stephen Butler resigned as Middletown town attorney, effective Jan. 1. Butler, who practices with McKee & Butler PLC, Winchester, served in the post for 35 years. (The Winchester Star)

Mary McDermott, named senior vice president, general counsel and secretary, Lumos Networks Corp., Waynesboro.  Lumos is the former wireline business of nTelos, which was spun off from the parent company at the end of the third quarter. (Business Wire)

Brian J. O’Neil, named senior vice president, general counsel and secretary, nTelos, Waynesboro. (Business Wire)

Bruce D. Smith Jr., named vice president for institutional advancement, Bridgewater College. He previously ran the development office of The Westtown School in the Philadelphia area and founded Genesis Machinery Products. (News Leader)

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